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UTB moves to fight escalating tourism crime

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Tourism Board, Stephen Asiimwe is engaging all key players in the tourism sector on possible ways to combat tourism crime as the country eyes more earnings from the sector. “We need to be together in this discussion to deal …

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Uganda named as top destination to visit in 2019

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Fodor’s Travel, the internationally-recognized guidebook publisher and travel authority has featured Uganda on its annual Go List as one of the 52 destinations to visit in 2019, according to a press statement issued by Uganda Tourism Board on Dec.10. The Fodor’s website is published out …

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Uganda tourist body estimates 1.7 million arrivals in 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is optimistic that foreign visitors to the country may hit the 1.7 million mark in 2018. This will be up from the 1.3 million foreign arrivals in 2017. According to UTB’s chief executive Stephen Asiimwe, the preliminary figures gleaned …

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How many tourists visit Uganda?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “How many tourists actually visit Uganda?” is a question that many keep asking. According to Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), 1.3 million visitors came to Uganda, generating 1.4 billion dollars. Uganda Radio Network put this question to the chief executive of UTB, Stephen Asiimwe, on whether …

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Uganda to spend $1.5million to boost tourism

President Yoweri Museveni has endorsed three PR and Marketing firms to represent Uganda in the growing global tourism and travel market. The firms PHG Consulting, Kamageo and KPRN will represent, promote and seek tourism investment on behalf of Uganda in North America, UK and Ireland, and German speaking markets at …

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